re·​sched·​ule | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈske-(ˌ)jül How to pronounce reschedule (audio) , -jəl, Canadian also -ˈshe-, British usually -ˈshe-(ˌ)dyül \
rescheduled; rescheduling; reschedules

Definition of reschedule

transitive verb

: to schedule or plan again according to a different timetable especially : to defer required payment of (a debt or loan)

Examples of reschedule in a Sentence

She called to reschedule her appointment. The meeting was rescheduled for Tuesday. He rescheduled his college loans.
Recent Examples on the Web But the developing situation in Ukraine is likely to distract attention from Biden’s pick, and some had speculated the president might even reschedule it. John Fritze, USA TODAY, 26 Feb. 2022 Council voted to cancel its meeting scheduled for Jan. 3 and to reschedule two other meetings next year. Ed Wittenberg, cleveland, 7 Dec. 2021 Airlines, forced to cancel and reschedule flights, got billions of dollars from the government to keep making payroll. NBC News, 9 Sep. 2021 Branham’s Ohio State teammate, E.J. Liddell, has been forced to reschedule a few different times -- even though the Cavs are still hoping to bring him in for a workout this week. Chris Fedor, cleveland, 6 June 2022 Then, bassist Bill Leen broke his arm, which forced them to reschedule the remaining tour dates. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 3 June 2022 As omicron wave wanes:Cincinnati area hospitals reschedule surgeries delayed by COVID-19 Specialty care services will include cardiology, gastroenterology, general surgery, ENT, physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopedics and obstetrics. Quinlan Bentley, The Enquirer, 4 Mar. 2022 Singer-songwriter John Mayer has contracted COVID-19 for a second time within two months, forcing him to reschedule four dates on his ongoing Sob Rock tour. Nardine Saad, Los Angeles Times, 25 Feb. 2022 The teams intend to reschedule the matchup later in the season, per UTSA’s release. Greg Luca, San Antonio Express-News, 28 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of reschedule

1878, in the meaning defined above

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“Reschedule.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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